March 1, 2007 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has nominated Ramzan Kadyrov for the post of president of Chechnya.
March 1, 2007 -- A Moscow-sponsored human rights conference opened today in Grozny, the capital of war-ravaged Chechnya.
February 28, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Dozens of Chechens who fled the war in their republic held a protest rally today in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, RFE/RL's Azerbaijani Service reports.
PRAGUE, February 27, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- The ninth annual One World documentary film festival opens on February 28 in the Czech capital.
Ramzan Kadyrov sat down for an exclusive interview with RFE/RL just days before being confirmed as president of Chechnya.
February 24, 2007 -- At least two suspected rebels were killed when special troops today stormed a house in Russia's southern republic of Daghestan.
Acting Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov denies allegations that he has created a personality cult in the republic.
Kozak (center) with Ramzan Kadyrov in Grozny in July (ITAR-TASS)
February 21, 2007 -- The Kremlin's top envoy to Chechnya says he will propose three candidates for Chechen president to Russia's leadership.
February 19, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- Chechnya's newly appointed acting president, Ramzan Kadyrov, has called for a new economic strategy to reduce the republic's financial dependence on Moscow, RFE/RL's North Caucasus Service reports.
February 16, 2007 (RFE/RL) -- An exiled Chechen separatist leader has called Ramzan Kadyrov's appointment as acting Chechen president a positive development.
Kremlin watchers say placing Sergei Ivanov and Dmitry Medvedev in the same position means President Putin hasn't thrown his weight behind either.
February 16, 2007 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has accepted Alu Alkhanov's resignation from the post of Chechen administration head to which he was elected in August 2004.